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The Bible and the Visual Imagination.
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Head of AHRC Visits the Project

Professor Philip Esler, Chief Executive of the Arts & Humanities Research Council, met with the members of the ‘Imaging the Bible in Wales’ Project Team during his visit to the Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies in Aberystwyth on Friday 1st June 2007. Professor Esler, who is currently on secondment from his professorship of Biblical Criticism at St Mary’s College, St Andrew’s University, has a particular interest in the Bible and Art; among his many publications is Visuality and Biblical Test: Interpreting Velazquez’ Christ with Martha & Mary as a Test Case, which he co-authored with the artist Jane Boyd.

Professor Esler discussed work in progress on the project with Dr Martin O’Kane, Director, and then had the opportunity to view a selection of images from the database and website with the other members of the team, Dr John Morgan-Guy, Research Fellow, and Martin Crampin, Artist, Researcher & Designer.

Professor Esler commended the work of the Project in its first eighteen months, and will be contributing to its Spring Conference in 2008.

The project team with Philip Esler.
The Project Team with Philip Esler (right)